Whether you’re enjoying a live music performance, gathering with friends or just unwinding after an exciting day ashore, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as pairing these experiences with a well-crafted cocktail. Our Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff, also know as “King Cocktail,” reigns when it comes to unique and refreshing libations. As past guests know, his… read more of “Cocktail Recipes:…”
Empanadas are meat pies popular throughout the Latin world. They probably originated in Galicia in the northwest corner of Spain.
New England Clam Chowder is a perfect way to wind down after a day of sightseeing in Canada and New England. Chowder is widely recognized as French in origin, but New England Clam Chowder is all American. Historically made to satisfy fisherman and their families after a long day at sea, this dish is now… read more of “Recipe: New England…”
Situated in the Caribbean Sea, Jamaica is a part of the chain of Caribbean islands called the Greater Antilles, along with Cuba, Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. The tip of a mountain rising from the sea floor, Jamaica boasts lush rolling hills and beautiful beaches. Flora and fauna abound on this beautiful island, with 250 bird… read more of “Ports of Call…”
If you want to learn how to make authentic food from Australia and New Zealand, join us on Volendam’s Nov. 23, 2013, Great Barrier Reef voyage where television personality and New Zealand Chef Phillip Kraal is scheduled to be onboard as part of the Culinary Arts Center program. This will be Kraal’s fifth cruise with… read more of “Culinary Arts…”
Every region has cocktails that speak to the experiences and flavors of the area. Here are two drinks that we serve onboard that remind us of Alaska. One is hearty and rich, while the other is light and fruity. Enjoy! Icy Bourbon Mint Yield: 1 cocktail Ingredients: .75 oz White creme de mint .75 oz… read more of “Cool Cocktails to…”
Alaska Week wouldn’t be complete without sharing our delicious recipe for the famous Baked Alaska that we serve in The Pinnacle Grill. Did you know that the name Baked Alaska originated at Delmonico’s Restaurant in New York City in 1876, and was created in honor of the newly acquired territory of Alaska? An Englishman (George… read more of “Recipe: Not So…”
Jeremy Langlois leads the culinary team at the Houmas House Plantation as executive chef of the award-winning Latil’s Landing Restaurant, named by Esquire magazine as one of the top 20 best new restaurants in America. Chef Langlois recently sailed on Zuiderdam as part of the Culinary Arts Center program and gave some tasty demonstrations. Pan… read more of “Recipe: Chef Jeremy…”